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Thread: WALL QUILT IN MY SEWING ROOM

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    This is my second or third quilt that I made a few years ago. I know I'm critical, but I don't like how the snowballs have gotten rippled or whatever you want to call it. Not sure if it was the fabric or the quilter's fault. hehehe Probably a little of both, but the other fabrics didn't get like that. I used cheapo broadcloth for the snowballs. The thing is it was the the only color that I could find that matched the rest of the fabrics. I'm one that has to have everything matching or it drives me bonkers :roll:

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    Put a little quilting in there and you won't notice it as much.

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    Great job!

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    That would be my suggestion as well.

    Quote Originally Posted by dd
    Put a little quilting in there and you won't notice it as much.

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    You just need to add more quilting to that area to nail it down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by donnajean
    That would be my suggestion as well.

    Quote Originally Posted by dd
    Put a little quilting in there and you won't notice it as much.
    I agree!

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    Very pretty!

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    Beautiful!

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    I think it looks just fine.

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    Looks good to me!

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    Beautiful

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    Quote Originally Posted by TacoMama
    Great job!
    :thumbup:

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    Very pretty.

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    Beautiful, good job.

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    It still looks pretty good to me!

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    Very pretty!

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    Using your word "cheapo" equals wrinkle-o because the other fabric is heavier and its weight is pulling el-cheapo therefore making it wrinkle. You get what you pay for. Why use inferior fabric in something as nice as this? Just my thoughts...GG

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    It is very pretty :D:D:D

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    Put a little meandering in there and it will take care of that and I think it will look great!

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    GiGi,

    I soooo wish I would have known back when I made this wall quilt that broadcloth was a big no no. ughhhhhhh I taught myself how to quilt so I was clueless. Live and learn. I was and still am kind of new to quilting, but have learned now that it pays to stick with the better quality fabrics. Not saying broadcloth is bad for everything, but obviously not for quilting :thumbdown:

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    rootyr,

    I don't have any free motion experience so it would turn this into a disaster. Others have suggested quilting the area, but I think I'll leave it alone as I think I'll turn it into a bigger mess because I'm just not experienced enough. I don't want to chance it. It may end up in the trash then. I definitely don't want that to happen as I like the rest of the quilt. hehe I just hate the loose snowballs. When I look at it my eyes get drawn right to those snowballs...errrr. Oh well, live and learn.

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    Thank you everyone for your suggestions and compliments :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by dd
    Put a little quilting in there and you won't notice it as much.
    Anything that is not quilted puffs. Put a couple of lines or an X in those white snowballs and the puff will disappear

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    I'm too chicken that I will mess it up. hehe

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    Quote Originally Posted by debcavan
    Quote Originally Posted by dd
    Put a little quilting in there and you won't notice it as much.
    Anything that is not quilted puffs. Put a couple of lines or an X in those white snowballs and the puff will disappear
    Great idea but like Kathy I would be scared to mess it up.
    Kathy I think it turned out very nice. My analness to be matchy & perfect keeps me from even trying new stuff, I feel your pain...but really you did a very nice job.

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